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State of Grace is a sourcebook for Vampire: The Masquerade. It is a part of the Year of the Damned series of 2002.

SummaryEdit

From the White Wolf catalog:

Cursed by the Divine
Faith in the Final Nights sometimes tends to polarize people, and the Kindred are no exception. Despite the cynical lack of faith that all too often characterizes the modern nights, a rare few find strength in reverence of a higher power. For these Kindred, spirituality is often a harrowing road as they are forced to reconcile their undead natures with the tenets of a God they may well feel has abandoned them.
State of Grace includes:
  • Insight and information on playing a character devoted to a certain faith
  • An examination of the nature of faith and some of the groups that act in its name
  • Advice for building characterization as well as for introducing new plot threads

ContentsEdit

An Open WindowEdit

Hector Pellegrino, a vampire native to North Carolina, defends his religiousness before his sire.

Introduction: Mysterious WaysEdit

A short exposition of the themes of the book.

Chapter One: The Faiths of MenEdit

Details the great world religions and summarizes their theology for reference, along with how Kindred might be influenced by their tenets.

Chapter Two: Tainted BloodEdit

Details how the Kindred adopt these religions for themselves, warping them into sects that address their own needs. Includes modern information about the Ashirra.

Chapter Three: Beyond the Ken of MortalsEdit

Details various Kindred-specific religions that bear little to no resemblance to mortal theology.

Chapter Four: Faces of DeathEdit

Presents several vampire-specific religious sects and cults.

Chapter Five: StorytellingEdit

Advice how to incorporate religion and faith into a vampire game.

Background InformationEdit

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Memorable QuotesEdit

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CharactersEdit

TerminologyEdit

Ashirra, Antecaedism, Consumptionism, Deimosianism, Gaianism, Primordia, Xalosek


Previous release:
VTM: Clan Novel Trilogy Lasombra 3: Sacrifices Bullet-fiction
Game Books
Vampire: The Masquerade books
Next release:
VTM: Caine's Chosen: The Black Hand Bullet-pdf
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